Is it worth cutting a hole in my wardrobe for a subwoofer?? - Page 2 - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Subwoofers

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 18th January 2003, 12:23 PM   #11
diyAudio Member
 
Circlotron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Quote:
Originally posted by Test Pilot
[B]About undertuning; I`m not using any absorbers, only diffractors, that gives me a lot more output from the port/B]
These speakers of yours need telling about! What are these diffractor things?
__________________
Best-ever T/S parameter spreadsheet.
http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/multi...tml#post353269
  Reply With Quote
Old 18th January 2003, 11:25 PM   #12
diyAudio Member
 
Test Pilot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Norway
I had to look up the English word for it

After trying different solutions without any real sucsess I ended up with something much like those Venetian blenders

3-5cm(that`s 1-2 inches) deep "blades"(I`ve made them from stiff paper) , directly on the speakerwalls or made as "modules". Be shure they`re "overlapping", the wall behind should be covered when you look at it from a 90-degree-angle.

It`s surprising how effective they are, in a small midrange-box it`s difficult to avoid reflections, but with those acoustic "blenders" on 3 of 5 walls it`s no sign of any echoes.
And it doesn`t sound like you`ve tryed to strangle the driver, like it does by using absorbers.
  Reply With Quote
Old 21st January 2003, 08:04 AM   #13
diyAudio Member
 
mikee12345's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: NZ
Default subs and cooledit

i used cooledit2000.


i couldnt find much info below 38hz let alone 30hz in my *bassy* music.


even my basstest tunes went to 29hz only.

the only use for 20hz subs it seems is HT :-P
and organs :-D although alot of subs will make 2nd and 3rd harmonics so that u think u can hear the low notes


-----------cerwin vega 12-------------
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What to do when your hole is a bit big? tommytube Multi-Way 6 13th September 2005 03:08 PM
Please answer fast! Is it worth buying a 1960s 18" guitar cab for a subwoofer VvvvvV Multi-Way 6 21st May 2005 10:57 AM
Best hole cutting method? squidbait Multi-Way 27 29th March 2004 04:50 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:52 PM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2